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Twitter Suspends Pro-Life Group – Then Reverses Decision

Twitter suspended pro-life organization Human Coalition from running any advertisements on its website before reversing that decision following an inquiry.

Twitter suspended pro-life organization Human Coalition from running any advertisements on its website before reversing that decision following an inquiry from The Daily Caller News Foundation.

Twitter removed three pro-life Human Coalition ads on Feb. 21 and placed their account’s advertising privileges “under review” for allegedly violating company policies against “inappropriate content.” Twitter informed Human Coalition they would receive an email “when the review is complete.” That email came March 22: Human Coalition’s account was suspended from running ads — any ads — on Twitter.

The Daily Caller News Foundation reached out to Twitter’s press team about the suspension on Tuesday evening and inquired as to why the pro-life center was barred from advertising but pro-abortion groups like Planned Parenthood aren’t.

Two hours after TheDCNF’s request, Twitter emailed Human Coalition to say the suspension was off and the tweets were approved, according to emails TheDCNF reviewed.

After another two hours, a Twitter spokesperson emailed TheDCNF to say Human Coalition wasn’t currently suspended from running ads. After further inquiries, the spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday Human Coalition had been suspended before Twitter lifted the ban.

The spokesperson declined to say when the decision was made to reverse the suspension but said it was already in the works prior to TheDCNF’s request and denied it was related to TheDCNF’s inquiries.

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